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  • Short Summary

    Alsatian dogs train with their handlers to locate a man buried under snow.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Salzburg, Austria

    High shot, avalanche of snow hurtling down mountain slopes. LS Men and dogs in snow. Various shots, men dig holes in the thick snow, building a snow wall inside and backing in. CU Man shovels snow to block the entrance. (The men wait in their ice cave until highly trained Alsatian dogs of the Alpine mountain police find them.) Various shots, the Alsatian dogs during training with their handlers make their way through snow. MS Dog retrieves a glove and gives it to handler. LS Several dogs and handlers digging at different points. CU Alsatian discovers entrance. CU From inside hole, Alsatian entering. CU Handler pulls "injured survivor" from hole. CU Rescue dog. MS Handler shows dog how to be with injured man. CU Alsatian dogs sitting in snow.

    Note: Date on original record: 22/03/1962.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:00:00 / 01:13:04:00
    UN 3612 I

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